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Charles Carroll
United States Senator
from Maryland
In office
March 4, 1789 – November 30, 1792
Preceded by Office Created
Succeeded by Richard Potts
Maryland State Senate
In office
Personal details
Born September 19, 1737
Annapolis, Maryland
Died November 14, 1832
Baltimore, Maryland
Nationality American
Political party Federalist
Spouse(s) Mary Darnall
Alma mater College of St. Omer
College of Louis the Grand

Charles Carroll of Carrollton (September 19, 1737 – November 14 1832) was a delegate to the Continental Congress and later United States Senator for Maryland. He was the only Catholic signer of the Declaration of Independence. He was the longest lived signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Continental Congress, dying at the age of 95.

He was a rich planter. Although he opposed slavery he had slaves.

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